On June 27, future theatre stars take the Broadway stage with the eighth annual National High School Musical Theatre Awards (a.k.a. the Jimmy Awards). Two of this year’s nominees take us on their journey this week in New York City as they blog about their experience exclusively for Playbill.
Before they shipped out to Chicago, we met up with the four leads of The SpongeBob Musical to talk about how they landed the job, what to expect from the musical and what their favorite SpongeBob episode is.
These talents have played incredible roles, but there are a few parts they have yet to try. Here are the characters we want to see tackled by Sutton Foster, Patti LuPone, Billy Porter, Neil Patrick Harris and more.
Only a select few scored a ticket to two of the hottest post-show Tony Awards parties. Playbill was there to capture the vibe of the evening, from the food tour at the Plaza to the booze-filled bathtub at the Baccarat.